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, relatively flattish trade, as well. the yield here on the spanish yield, 5.3%. the uk seeing yeldz slightly higher, as well. but, of course, it is christmas. it is the holiday season that we're up against. so you would anticipate that maybe some investor res closing out recent profits. sitting tight and waiting for that next year to start, karen. >> thanks very much, louisa. we are indeed in a festive mood. let me echo a very merry christmas to the viewers out there. on the agenda in the united states, there's no economic earnings start to go speak of this christmas eve. the markets will be closing early with the nyse and nasdaq depending at 1:00 p.m. eastern, the cme at 1:15 and the nymex at 1:30. the cme will close up shop at 1:45 eastern. u.s. investors get the monthly case-shiller home price index on thursday wednesday. thursday, it's jobless claims, new home sales and consumer confidence. friday, we round out on the week with the chicago pmi pending home sales. interesting to see the level of volume that we had in u.s. markets on friday. it was 4.8 billion shares traded. the fourth lig
are supposed to be a civilized society. we should be looking after the disabled citizens here in a u.k. -- of that u.k. will the prime minister listen to the thousands of people who signed the petition and finally, please, order an assessment of all changes for disabled people in this country? >> i will look very carefully. obviously it is a very tragic case that the gentleman brings to the house. everyone's thoughts will go out to that person's family and what has happened to them. what i would say to him is the actual money we are putting into disability benefits over the coming years is going up and not down, but i think everybody knows and everyone accepts that we need to have a review of disability benefits. some people have been stuck on these benefits and not been reviewed for year after year after year. that is the view of the disability charities and that of the government as well. >> thank you, mr. speaker. as we approach christmas, will the prime minister john me in celebrating the fact that there are more people in employment this christmas than there have ever been in this
. >>> widespread flooding across parts of the u.k. have left many facing a damp christmas hardest hit areas northeast scotland, southwest england and wales. cornwall, england has 200 flood warnings in place with more rain forecast today, the main rail line is impassable. crews are working to fix the damage it won't be done in time for christmas travelers. >>> ongoing labor dispute threatens to make this a sour holiday for hundreds of bay area patients. the action thousands of nurses are taking today. >>> the seahawks romp, unfortunately against the 9ers, it wasn't a player who did the most damage this was all fans. [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. go to our website below to get u-verse high speed internet for just 14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's all the speed you need all at a great price. our newly expanded advanced digital network gives you mo
suit. armstrong sued the uk sunday times a year ago when the paper reported that armstrong had taken performance drugs. armstrong had received a settlement. but since the u.s. doping agency has declared that armstrong ran a doping group, the paper has counter sued. >>> more delays for the california crabbing season. we'll explain what's holding up fishermen for the third time this season. [ singing christmas carols in background ] aunt sally's singing again. it's a tradition, honey. [ singing christmas carols ] mmmm. [ female announcer ] make new traditions with pillsbury grands! cinnamon rolls. [ female announcer ] holiday cookies are a big job. everything has to be just right. perfection is in the details. ♪ get to holiday fun faster with pillsbury cookie dough. >>> an 80-foot oak tree fell on a house in los gatos. it pierced the roof and took out power. pg & e crewed worked to clear the branches away from power lines. >>> seems like commercial crab fishermen in northern california will have to wait a little bit longer to set their traps again. for the third time the department
.s., from the u.k. melissa: it is hysterical, but everyone has done it. it is great marketing, but isn't it a little bit less in the pantry? >> that might have been is 15 minutes or 13 seconds of fame. i don't know. i know he showed everyone what to do and how to do it. a stupid out that to mr. barakat, and make some foolish moves and even the president will imitate you. melissa: let's move on. i thought that was the best marketing of the year. we talked about this before. if he had jumped and i don't know if that would have been good for red bull, but you disagree in think either way was a wind. >> if he had jumped indicted would have blown a bigger than it did come as we talked about last time. all those kids who are drinking the product would have loved it is eyeballs' exploded, but they did something, created the event, greeted the news, created their own media, got almost 9 million live hughes from the point of planning, executing, pay for it, do it, it was number one. but from metrics it came in a number two. melissa: number three for you was cna in brazil. they put it facebook l
all closed in europe. only the uk, french, dutch and spanish stock markets are open and they're going to be closing early. there are now only five trading sessions left in 2012. get your act together. stocks and bonds, solid gains so far this year. the dow has advanced 8% in total. the s&p 500 up almost 14%. the nasdaq has jumped 16%. it's been a good year. the end of the year also means we are just days away from the fiscal cliff, however, and that's the bad news. and looming tax hikes, spending cuts, all of that. both sides warning a very big deal becoming a bit more unlikely. >> and my one bit of advice to speaker boehner is this. you cannot pass a bill with just republicans. on a broad thing like this, you need both. and he has put himself with plan b and sort of an impossible position. he has to get these hard right goes to go along with him. and he and the president were going to say we're going to pass a deal with the majority of republicans and the majority of democrats in the house and senate, we would get a mainstream deal. >> i think we're going to fall out of the fiscal tr
for lance armstrong and a british newspaper wants compensation from a liable suit. armstrong sued the uk sunday times a year ago when the paper reported that armstrong had taken performance drugs. armstrong had received a settlement. but since the u.s. doping agency has declared that armstrong ran a >>> an 80-foot oak tree fell on a house in los gatos. it pierced the roof and took out power. pg & e crewed worked to clear the branches away from power lines. >>> seems like commercial crab fishermen in northern california will have to wait a little bit longer to set their traps again. for the third time the department of fish and game delayed the opening of dungenese crab season. they delayed the opening because tests show the crabs body weight is less than 25% meat. the season was set to start december 31st. fish and game says the opening date cannot be delayed beyond january 15th. >>> bay area air quality officials are asking residents not to burn wood in their fireplaces or wood stoving tonight and tomorrow. they have not declared spare the air days however there are concerns that as th
with the bloomberg business report. >>> widespread flooding across parts of the u.k. have left many facing a damp christmas hardest east-northeast scott , scout west england and wales. cornwall has more than -- 200 flood warnings in place. flooding is disrupting holiday travel with the main rail line impasseable. crews are working to finish the damage. the work will finish too late for travelers. >>> ongoing labor dispute threatens to make this a sour holiday for hundreds of bay area patients. o e 9ers in the emerald city. it want a player on the roster who did the most damage, the fans were the 12 inn man. with my keurig vue brewer, i can brew my coffee just the way i love it. how do you do that? inside the brewer, there's this train that makes coffee stronger, bigger, and hotter! actually, i just press this button. brew what you love with the keurig vue. >>> several medical facilities throughout the bay area are bracing for a one day nurses' strike today 5,000 planning to protest cuts in wages and working conditions, affecting near all of sutter's bay area facilities this is the latest walk-ou
about violent video games and movies, i think a lot of us would agree, countries like japan, u.k. they have the same violent video games and the same violent movies the thing they don't have is easier access to a weapon like that that was used. why not remove the weapons? >> when you say remove -- adam: can't buy it. >> how about the weapons that are already in circulation owned by people? adam: i think that's going to be an issue. you can't make people give the guns back. but you could start to restrict the sale. that's the argument that's being made, isn't it? >> the way i look at it is this, give me the exact verbiage of the law and see whether that would have stopped lanza. i submit to you it would not. for example, he has weapons in in the house already. separate issue, he's a mentally disturbed fellow and his mother has weapons unsecured in the house. adam: i don't disagree with you. david: very quickly, how much would this cost, this kind of security? >> if you used former military, per school anywhere between 40 and 50,000 dollars a year. david: for the nation, tens of bi
to the source. fast. [ male announcer ] stop the uh-oh fast with kaopectate. >>> the southwest uk is getting hammered with rain causing some travel nightmares. it has to rain a lot in the uk to make any kind of difference. they're used to it. there is floodwater everywhere in devon, england. the drenching rain is causing massive travel problems. with roads and rail lines as well washed over. that's affecting the commute for people. britain's lined up sandbags on the weekend and now officials are warning people about even trying to get out on the roads. parts of wales and scotland are also getting flooded. >>> people in chile and argentina are watching a volcano that straddled the border between the two countries. the volcano has been spewing smoke into the sky. ash has been raining down on surrounding towns. you can see it there. almost looks like snow. it is ash. i'm joined now in the phone by larry masten. so far, chile is on red alert, but no one has been ordered to leave. why is that, larry? >> well, i can tell you based on what i've seen in the reports from the chilean agency, there was
telehouse which is really the u.k. and europe equivalent to ashburn and 60 hudson, these two buildings in the u.s. and i know that in particular was the two cables down the east coast of africa both have their major hubs, their major nodes at telehouse in the docklands in london. and from there it's a straight shot to a landing station in mum bass saw, again, a sort of fascinating place partly because it is in the same spot as kind of the often chept port. -- the ancient port. you know, this is always the place where the international links have been made. >> host: andrew blum, when were these undersea cables that you referred to laid? and by whom? >> guest: well, there have been telegraph cables across z the atlantic for 150 years now. the current generation which depending on how you count whether you say individual strands or cable systems, there are about eight or or ten or some say twelve of them across the atlantic. the current generation was all laid since the broadband boom in the mid '90s in the -- i think the first one was finished in '97 until about 2002 when the last one wa
a and officer training academy. members asked about the uk's immigration policy and concerns over proposed national health services spending cuts. >> questions to the prime minister. >> number one, mr. speaker. >> thank you. i am sure the whole house will wish to join me in sending our best wishes for christmas to our brave armed forces in afghanistan. it to their families who will be missing them, and to the servicemen and women around the world -- you are always in our thoughts. we owe you a deep debt of gratitude and sinew our heartfelt thanks at christmastime. i have meetings, and in addition to my duties i shall have further such meetings later today. >> thank you, mr. speaker. thanks my right honorable friend for comments about wishing a merry christmas to our service families under deployment -- service members under diplomat and their families. could my friend also tell me what progress has been made to remove the metals -- give the metals, especially those who served in arctic convoys, for their bravery? >> i thank my friend. on the issue of medals, which is gone on for a very lon
the uk's immigration policy. also proposed health services spending cuts. >> order. questions to the prime minister. >> number one, mr. speaker. >>
the u.k. might might be anywhere. melissa: it is hysterical. everyone has done it. it is so over at this point. it is great marketing for what he made off it. but a little flash in the pan for you? >> we'll wait and see. that might have been his 15 minutes or 15 seconds of fame. i don't know. what i do know he showed everyone what to do and how to do it. put on a stupid outfit, stupid haircut and make foolish moves and even the president will imitate you. melissa: absolutely. move onto the red bull space jump. that was number two. i thought that was the best marketing move of the year. that was very brave. we talked about this before. if he jumped and died i don't know if that would have been great for red bull. you disagree, you think either way it was a win for red bull. >> if he had jumped and died it would have blown up bigger than that. all the kids reading drinking the product would have loved if his eyeballs had exploded and did something terrible. melissa: oh. >> they created their own media. got nine million live view, from a point of planet, executed pay for it do it wa
been many authorities, the royal college of physicians in u.k., for example, and they say it's somewhere between 99% to 90% less harmful than smoking. and i do agree with that. that's the ballpark. >> fagerstrom says snus is automatically less harmful because there's no smoke and no inhaling, the cause of most tobacco-related disease. let's say i'm a smoker and i quit and i go to snus. >> yes. >> what have i eliminated in terms of harm for myself? >> it doesn't have any impact on the respiratory airways, eh? it may not cause any cancer at all, except for a possibility that it might slightly increase the risk of pancreatic cancer, which is not a very common cancer. >> no, but it's a pretty deadly one. does it create more pancreatic cancer than smoking? >> no, smoking has a higher risk. so still it is even on pancreatic cancer, it is a reduced risk. >> he says snus, which has the same level of nicotine as cigarettes, may raise blood pressure, but doesn't cause heart disease. what about mouth, the gums, oral cancer? >> the funny thing is that with the swedish sort of snus, it ha
%. what we saw was the recession expanding. spain, italy, the uk, all found austerity taking its toll even more as unemployment continued to rise in some of those countries. even the large country, the economic powerhouse germany found its slelf slowing down. the root cause of it all was the inability of the european governments to come to policies to get growth started again. towards the middle and end of the year they did, but the tale was style there. very much austerity again and again. perhaps if there was only one change that took place as we moved into the fall and into the winter. it was the realization that most of these countries could take no more austerity. social welfare having been cut, health care cut, unemployment, growth virtually nonexistent. now the talk is not of more austerity, but how to get growth started again across the contine continent. suzanne. >> thank you, richard. >>> christmas, of course, is a time of giving, but there are many struggling families in boston that couldn't aafford to get their children he anything. this year for almost six decades help kamt no
will close at 12:30. facebook is accused of dodging taxes in the uk. the london "times" said they tried to hide taxes. a tablet for under $100, the journal said acer selling a $99 tablet next year. similar to the amazon kindle fire and barnes & noble nook color. >> by now, we all should certainly know about the fiscal cliff, shouldn't we. but there's another so-called cliff that's getting people's attention. brian shactman has more. >> some calling it the container cliff. negotiations broke down late last week. that could be bad news from massachusetts to texas. if there's no deal, several thousand dock workers could walk off the job at 15 ports at 12:01 a.m. on december 30th. this includes the port of new york and new jersey, which is the largest on the east coast, handling more than $200 billion worth of goods in 2011. a lot of that from china. the basic issue is this. there are container royalty fees which supplement wages. the employers want the amount capped. the dock workers do not. this is such a big deal florida governor rick scott sent a three-page letter to the president late
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